Hype Performance Group H160 for MSFS

Save the date: on October 27th, 2023, Hype Performance Group (HPG) will be releasing the most advanced helicopter in Microsoft Flight Simulator, the H160.

This model will be available through Hype Performance Group’s website, and you’ll be able to get it for $49.99. This includes both the civilian and luxury variants.

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HPG will also release an Action Pack similar to the one available for the H145, “containing additional variants of the HPG H160 with these variants focused on giving simmers exciting and technology advanced aircraft to pilot and complete missions around the world in Microsoft Flight Simulator”.

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You can find more information about the Hype Performance Group H160 for MSFS at the official website but feel free to check out the official features list below.

Official features

  • Highly Detailed 3D Model, Textures and Animations
    • HPG's highest quality production to date
    • 2 H160 variants (Civilian, Luxury) included in this package
    • Each variant includes six (6) stunning liveries in 4K quality for 12 total
    • Extremely detailed professionally modeled interior and exterior, all PBR textures
    • Cockpit is almost completely interactive, supporting both the Lock and Legacy Cockpit Interaction System
    • VR Cockpit Zoom supported, aircraft designed from the ground up around VR
    • Rotor animations including blade droop, blade flap
    • Working doors, animated windshield wipers, all flight controls animated
    • Rotor downwash effects (water, snow, dirt/sand), engine heat blur and heat emissive effects
    • Functional emergency floats (Luxury variant only) with manual and automatic deployment options
  • Advanced Avionics & Detailed Systems
    • High quality Airbus Helionix avionics - the most modern and safe avionics suite
    • Vortex Ring State protections
    • Automatic takeoff (vertical and rearward takeoff assistance)
    • First Limit Indicator containing TRQ, N1 and TOT limits combined in an intuitive pilot display
    • Realistic normal procedures (checklists) included
    • Synthetic Vision System on all 4 MFDs is supported without restriction
    • Map display options including the ability to use any OpenStreetMap/slippy tile provider you may choose
    • Maps are combined with sim flight plan, OSM underlay, and weather or HTAWS (Height Above Terrain) overlay
    • Maps operate in light or dark mode
    • Fully functional weather radar
    • Online weather service available on the tablet and DMAP system
    • Included Tablet with powerful apps including LittleNavMap moving map, Neofly, Documents library, Maps, utilities & games
    • Stream video and websites with our exclusive EFBConnect app for PC
    • Integrated Garmin GTN750 (pms50) or the TDS GTNXi (TDS Sim Software)
    • CMA9000 FMS coming after launch
    • Add custom key bindings for over 400 cockpit actions (no extra software required)
    • Home Cockpit friendly with L:Vars and H:Events for almost all functionality
    • Great for both IFR and VFR flight
  • Powerful 4-axis Autopilot
    • State of the art auto-flight control system with Stability Augmentation System (SAS)
    • GTC: Ground trajectory command: Maintain longitudinal and lateral ground speed. So called "follow the boat" mode
    • H: Ground trajectory command with hover: This is an automatic hover mode which will acquire a position and maintain it in crosswinds up to the aircraft limit of 30kt
    • LOC/GS APP/V.APP: Traditional precision approach and GPS approach modes
    • Fully capable of flying a hands-off ILS-to-minimums approach
    • Automatic level-off when approaching the ground to avoid Controlled Flight into Terrain
    • Beep Trim (traditional trim mode and AFCS mode)
    • AFCS and SAS may also be disengaged for a more challenging flight regime
  • Helicopter Flight Model
    • Native MSFS Helicopter flight model augmented with our proprietary AFCS and Vortex Ring State augmentation.
    • The HPG H160 uses an advanced Stability Augmentation System (SAS) to stabilize the helicopter using computer controlled actuators
    • Support for All-Engines-Operative, One-Engine-Inoperative or Autorotation flight condition
    • Operate in both Realistic and Arcade modes - enjoy with a controller or higher end hardware
  • Immersive Sounds
    • Realistic turbine, rotor, cabin, alert, floats deployment and environmental sounds
    • Doors mixed with environment and exterior sounds when open or removed
    • More than 60 custom sounds included